On day 13 of our New Zealand explorations, we took a 40 minute helicopter tour from the tiny town of Franz Josef Glacier, population 100 (out of season residents) – 300 (tourist season residents). We were in town during their off season—lots of locals who all knew each other, and a handful of young tourists, then: us. The little town… Continue reading
Well, indeed! I am pleased to announce the birth of twins!
Budapest and the Czech Republic!
The 750 photos from the trip to these two locations, back in 2010, are finally available! Yes, it took a while for me to get them online, but these galleries are worth the wait.
It’s impossible to know which country I enjoyed the most… Continue reading
Sadly, the helicopter ride scheduled for this morning was canceled because “The weather is rubbish, mate.”
Today is another travel day, to Port Douglas and the Barrier Reef. I’m bracing for another encounter with screaming brats.… Continue reading
So apparently, the wretched experience that is international travel just got even worse: no getting out of your seat for the last hour of flight, no electronics for the entire flight, and only one carry on bag, every passenger gets a full body pat down. Who the hell wants to put up with this! I’m sick of the hassle! It’s… Continue reading